But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.